What We’re Reading – Monday, May 09, 2016

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Atlanta Mayor’s Column Ripping Bernie Sanders Drafted by Lobbyist, Emails Show

The Intercept

https://theintercept.com/2016/05/06/hillary-super-pac-draft-oped/

 

Atlanta Sets Stage to Extend Streetcar 2.5 Miles, to Beltline’s Westside Trail

Saporta Report

http://saportareport.com/atlanta-sets-stage-extend-streetcar-2-5-miles-beltlines-westside-trail/

 

DeKalb Schools: We Invest in Students, not Pet Projects

Get Schooled blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://getschooled.blog.myajc.com/2016/05/09/dekalb-schools-we-invest-in-students-not-pet-projects/

 

DeKalb CEO Vernon Jones Endorsed by NRA in House Race

Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

https://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/05/02/former-dekalb-ceo-vernon-jones-endorsed-by-nra-in-house-race/

 

Gwinnett Commissioners Look at Rough Rail Transit Cost Estimates

Gwinnett Daily Post

http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/local/politics/gwinnett-commissioners-look-at-rough-rail-transit-cost-estimates/article_91e92614-237b-5ef3-871c-119161e8f7d3.html

 

Isakson Opts Out of TV Debate, Cites Rivals Criminal Past

Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/05/04/johnny-isakson-opts-out-of-tv-debate-cites-rivals-criminal-past/

 

Group seeking Cleveland minimum wage hike collects more than 28,000 signatures

Cleveland.com

http://www.cleveland.com/cityhall/index.ssf/2016/05/group_seeking_cleveland_minimu.html

 

Study: Adding low-income housing to poor neighborhoods lowers crime and boosts property values

Vox.com

http://www.vox.com/2016/5/2/11568262/low-income-housing-impact

 

The Energy Revolution is Happening Right Now

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/05/04/3775235/solar-up-coal-down/

 

Cost of Solar Energy Falls Every Time the Sun Rises

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/realestate/cost-of-solar-energy-falls-every-time-the-sun-rises/2016/04/20/5126e4ac-d4e0-11e5-9823-02b905009f99_story.html

 

Trump Begins in a Massive Hole

Politico

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/05/trump-begins-in-a-massive-hole-222816?cmpid=sf

 

Vermont House Rejects Marijuana Reforms

Marijuana.com

http://www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2016/05/vermont-house-rejects-marijuana-reforms/

 

DARE Curriculum Drops Pot

NBC Right Now

http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/20006739/d

 

Democratic Senator Urges Business Elites to Get More Involved in Politics (U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA))

The Intercept

https://theintercept.com/2016/05/04/democratic-senator-urges-business-elites-to-get-more-involved-in-politics/

 

Father Reunites with Daughter, 5, after Finding Her in Homeless Shelter

Oregon Live

www.oregonlive.com/today/index.ssf/2016/04/father_reunites_with_daughter.html

 

(END/2016)

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